The MacroMedics® ThoraxSupport™ is an innovative and high-end solution for treatment of the breast, lung and thorax. The ThoraxSupport is designed to meet the latest requirements in radiotherapy treatment of the thorax region. For the manufacturing the latest state of the art 3-D carbon fiber production techniques are applied.

The ThoraxSupport is a unique thorax positioning system with maximum focus on treatment set-up, dose delivery, efficiency and patient comfort. The ThoraxSupport offers versatile and flexible solutions to restrain the patients arms from the treatment area. The extended baseplate with ergonomic geometric design with double curved surfaces supports the full upper body offers a smooth transition in the lower back and guarantees a comfortable patient set-up. The ThoraxSupport provides a coreless single layer carbon fibre treatment zone without grid to obtain low-attenuation, maximal homogeneity, rigidity and stability. The ThoraxSupport is a modern, unique, very light and ergonomic treatment device securing reproducible day to day patient set-up.


The ThoraxSupport features:

  • Rigid, homogeneous and low-attenuation IGRT treatment zone
  • Stable and easy to operate arm supports providing 85º - 150º angles to the midplane and indexed width-adjustment for the upper arm + fully adjustable supports for the lower arm
  • No inserts or obstructing arm supports in the treatment area
  • Compatible with MacroCast™ breast support thermoplastics
  • Comes with a comfortable wide head support, the position of the head support can be adjusted
  • The ThoraxSupport is indexable and compatible with all brands of couchtops for radiotherapy and X-ray settings
  • A MR safe version of the ThoraxSupport is available

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